* PERSONAL: Age 40. Works as pulmonary function technician at Franklin Square Hospital Center. Is a single parent of daughter Tonia, 11 and son Shawn, 16. Lives in Hickory area in Harford County.
* WHERE DO YOU VOLUNTEER? "Echco house, which stands for Ecumenical Community of Harford County. It offers transitional housing for residents of Harford County and is a joint venture by community churches and the Catholic Charities. I also volunteer to the women's organization of the Cokesbury United Methodist Church."
* WHAT DO YOU DO? "I go to Echco once a week for three hours and will eventually spend one night there because there is a need. I'm there as a friend, to listen and to share experiences."